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Quick Tips

RV tips that are tried and true, and really work, because they're all from MotorHome's readers

Pool noodles used to quiet RV window shades

Motorhome Quick Tip: Another Noodle Use

While driving, I noticed an annoying clanking sound in my Thor Quantum Class C. I discovered the new-style pull-down shades were banging against the...
Photos showing use of plywood to cover motorhome stairwell

Motorhome Quick Tip: Ankle Saver

We have owned several types of RVs. The one thing I can say about Class A motorhomes is that the step-well inside is fine...
Photo with inset showing setup of diy RV drawer lock

Motorhome Quick Tip: Drawer Lock

I was irritated by the kitchen drawers sliding open in my 2017 Winnebago View when making right turns. After one of the drawer guides...
A flea collar fastened inside motorhome compartments keeps the insects from moving in

Motorhome Quick Tip: Bug Off

When I worked as a walk-through technician at a large RV dealership, I was responsible for giving new RV owners their orientation. During this...
Photo of adjustable trekking poles used to hold RV interior panel in place for gluing

Motorhome Quick Tip: Walking Sticks

After one of the upholstered panels fell off the wall in the cockpit area of my motorhome, I needed to glue it back into...
Photo of two eye hooks and a small nail that will keep motorhome drawers closed when in transit

Motorhome Quick Tip: Nailed It!

  The kitchen drawers in our Winnebago Sunstar would slide open when driving around curves. After much discussion and searching for solutions, my husband came...
Results photo of DIY vinyl RV graphics technique

Motorhome Quick Tip: DIY Striping

I purchased a 2001 Winnebago Brave that was sun-faded on the outside. I wanted to improve the exterior, but didn’t want to spend an...
Rope hanger fro hats in RVs

Motorhome Quick Tip: Think Vertical

The storage space in our compact Class B is limited, which requires us to get creative. The two rules we have are: square is...
illustration of hanging tage to remind RV owners to remove slide bar

Motorhome Quick Tip: Name That Slideout

Recycle your old name-tag lanyard and avoid the damage caused by trying to extend your motorhome’s slideout while the locking bar is in place....
A cover for any three prong plug

Motorhome Quick Tip: Keeps a Plug Snug

Many diesel engines have a three-prong male connector to plug in when the block heater is needed. This plug can get corroded and dirty...
Motor Home 2020 Readers' Choice Awards

2020 Readers’ Choice Award Winners!

You voted for your favorite RV products, services, and destinations, and here are the winners MOTORHOMES Class A Motorhome Gold: Tiffin Motorhomes Silver: Winnebago Industries Bronze: Newmar Corp. Class B...
Jayco Entegra Ethos exterior

Entegra Coach Ethos

The Ethos Class B motorhome is the newest addition to the luxurious line of Entegra Coach products Riding on the RAM ProMaster 3500 chassis, with...
Holiday Rambler Armada motorhome exterior

Holiday Rambler Armada

Bring all the comforts of home along with you on your next adventure with the all-new, luxurious Class A Holiday Rambler Armada. Don’t think...
2015 Chevy Colorado 4WD

The Advantages of Towing a Used Dinghy

Buying a used dinghy vehicle to tow behind your motorhome offers a number of benefits over flat-towing a new model. When shopping for a new...
Wiring

RV Tech Savvy: What’s Wrong With the Wiring on the Motorhome?

We have a 2016 Thor Windsport 31S. This motorhome has had one problem after another since I bought it used. First, the batteries would...